Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Marcus Family Announces Acquisition of Verlo Mattress Factory Stores

The Marcus Family, owner of Marcus Investments LLC, and also a controlling stakeholder in the Marcus Corporation (NYSE: MCS), announced the acquisition of Fort Atkinson-based Verlo Mattress Factory Stores, the nation's only franchisee model in the $8 billion annual sleep specialty industry. Marcus Investments acquisition of Verlo Mattresses Factory Stores, the active franchisor that supports more...
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Sustainable Furnishings Council Offering Free Sustainability Essentials Webinar

The Sustainable Furnishings Council has announced it will be offering a free Sustainability Essentials Webinar on Monday, January 16 at 12pm EST. The one-hour webinar will provide a grounding in the environmental issues related to home furnishings, including the factual basis for climate change, problems with indoor air quality, toxic waste, and water conservation. Source documents...
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CertiPUR-US® Program for Certified Foam Launches New Website

Now retailers and consumers alike can easily get the answers to the most commonly asked questions – and more – by visiting The new website is an important first step in a marketing campaign to educate consumers about the benefits of CertiPUR-US-certified flexible polyurethane foams. “Mattress and furniture shoppers want to know where to find products containing...
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